Policy development papers such as discussion papers and issues papers are prepared to stimulate discussion on an issue of importance to rural and remote health. The views and opinions in the papers do not necessarily represent those of the National Rural Health Alliance or any of its Member Bodies.

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Document Title Date
National Rural Health Alliance response to questions in the Health Consult Paper: Review of Section 19AB and District of Workforce Shortage (DWS) Classification System Discussion Paper 08 April 2024
National Rural Health Alliance: Response to Department of Health and Aged Care Public Consultation on Feasibility Study Options to Limit Unhealthy Food Marketing to Children 15 March 2024
Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Inquiry NDIS participant experience in rural, regional and remote Australia 08 March 2024
National Rural Health Alliance Survey Responses to the Working better for Medicare Review 01 March 2024
2024-25 Pre-Budget Submission 25 January 2024
Consultation on the National Nursing Workforce Strategy 12 January 2024
Effectiveness Review of General Practice Incentives 18 December 2023
Comment to the Supporting women into careers through Vocational Education and Training (VET) pathways 18 December 2023
Submission to the COVID-19 Response Inquiry 15 December 2023
Submission to the Medical Board of Australia on recognition of Rural Generalist Medicine as a new field of specialty practice within the current specialty of General Practice 12 December 2023
Unleashing the Potential of our Health Workforce – Scope of practice review Response to Phase 1 stakeholder consultation survey 26 October 2023
Submission to the NSW Legislative Assembly Select Committee 13 October 2023
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into equitable access to diagnosis and treatment for individuals with rare and less common cancers, including neuroendocrine cancer 31 August 2023
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport – Inquiry into Diabetes 31 August 2023
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care National Health and Climate Strategy consultation 24 July 2023

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